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Shawn Tuma
Works at Scheef & Stone, L.L.P.
Attended Regent University
Lived in Pineville, Louisiana
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Last evening I had the pleasure of talking cybersecurity law with a group of CIOs from some pretty sophisticated companies. It was a great discussion and I learned as much as I shared — just …
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Shawn Tuma is an Security Expert & Attorney and he joined Charly Butcher on "Fort Wayne's Morning News" to talk about just how easy it would be to hack a Government server and how the general public can protect their personal documents on their own servers.
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Why Lawyers Need to Understand Cyber Insurance for Their Clients (Tuma’s Tx Bar Journal article)
Cybersecurity, data breach, cyber attacks, and cyber insurance. Unless you live under a rock, you have heard of it. You better hope your lawyer has too! Shawn Tuma argues that the minimum standard …
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3 Important Points on Computer Use Policies
IMPORTANT POINT #1: YOUR BUSINESS MUST HAVE A COMPUTER USE POLICY IN PLACE Computer Use Policies (or Acceptable Use Policies, as they are often referred to) are must haves for today’s busines…
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Explaining why Ashley Madison evidence was excluded
In this video, Shawn Tuma explains why the Ashley Madison court ruled that the plaintiffs cannot use evidence the hackers stole from Ashley Madison’s database. Here is a link to the Order.
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"An ounce of cybersecurity prevention is cheaper than the first day of litigation."
“An ounce of cybersecurity prevention is cheaper than the first day of litigation.” -Shawn E. Tuma
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The full video of my recent presentation on social media law is now available! On August 30, 2012, I made a presentation to Social Media Breakfast Dallas titled Social Media Law: It is Real and, Ye…
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Computer Fraud, Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, Privacy, Data Breach, Technology, Litigation & Business Adviser and Attorney
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  • Scheef & Stone, L.L.P.
    Partner, 2014 - present
  • BrittonTuma
    Partner, 2011 - 2014
  • Winstead
    2000 - 2007
  • Shamoun & Norman
    2007 - 2009
  • Winstead PC
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Pineville, Louisiana - Baton Rouge, Louisiana - Natchitoches, Louisiana - Virginia Beach, Virginia - The Colony, Texas
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2600 Network Blvd., Suite 400 Frisco, Texas 75034
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Attorney | Expertise in emerging digital information law areas of Cybersecurity, Computer Fraud, Data Security & Privacy Law | blogger, author, and speaker.
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I am an experienced business, litigation, and intellectual property attorney who helps businesses assess, avoid, and resolve problems including those with emerging digital information law issues such as computer fraud, data breach, privacy and social media legal issues with a strong emphasis on the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.  I am a devoted Christian, husband, father, author & speaker. Despite being a lawyer, I am actually guided by principles!  My practice has a strong focus on the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. I counsel business clients on how to avoid trouble on these issues and, should they find themselves in trouble, help them resolve the issues in the most expeditious and efficient way possible, which is where my extensive litigation training and skills become very helpful.  I am also a blogger, author, and speaker. I am very thankful to be blessed with a wonderful family, friends, career, and life in general. I love God, my family, my career and the opportunities I have to continue growing and learning while helping others. You can visit my personal website / blog (www.shawnetuma.com) to learn more about who I am Personally and Professionally, as well as my Professional Philosophy. Also note that Google does not use my middle initial but most of my professional activities are listed with my name as Shawn E. Tuma so if you're searching for something and are doing a search, use that full name as well.
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I am married to the most wonderful woman in the world, Rachel Tuma, and have the 5 most amazing children anyone could ever ask for: Katherine, Clara, Christopher, Andrew and Seth! I am truly blessed!
Education
  • Regent University
    Law, 1996 - 1999
  • Northwestern State University
    Political Science & History, 1993
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